Sunday, March 2, 2014

Seriously, what? Kerry tells Russia 'you don't invade a country on completely phony pretexts'

Seriously, what? Kerry tells Russia 'you don't invade a country on completely phony pretexts'
The US Secretary of State spoke today of the unacceptability of invading a sovereign country on phony pretexts in order to assert one’s own interests in the 21st century. But no, he was not speaking about the United States, as one might have thought.

“You just don’t invade another country on phony pretext in order to assert your interests,” John Kerry said during an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press. “This is an act of aggression that is completely trumped up in terms of its pretext. It’s really 19th century behaviour in the 21st century.”

Check out Photos from the Centenary Awards

Former Presidents/Heads of State, business men, entertainers, sports men, and families of people who helped shape Nigeria in the last 100 years were all honoured at the Centenary Awards which held at the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday February 28th.

President Jonathan decorated seven living former Heads of State and Presidents including; Yakubu Gowon, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, Chief Ernest Shonekan and Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar.

He also honored 6 late Nigerian Heads of State post-humously.

FIFA Authorize the us of Veils, Turbans During Matches After Protest

FIFA today has officially authorised the use of head covers for religious reasons during football matches for both male and female. It concluded today after a two-year trial proved that ‘wearing of head covers while playing competitive football posed too great a risk of injury to the head or neck’ as suggested by FIFA officials in 2012, proved not to be true.

Heavy Casualties In Maiduguri Vehicle Bombing

Several persons have already been killed with a bomb planted, by suspected Boko Haram sect militants, in a pickup van carrying firewood.

The huge explosion which occurred around 6 pm Nigerian amount of time in a densely populated Bintu-Suga area along Airport road in Gomari neighborhood killed and injured unspecified amount of people in accordance with security agencies evacuating bodies of the dead and injured in the area.

Doctors discover teeth growing inside baby's brain

Doctors discover teeth growing inside baby's brain
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Doctors have discovered a tumour with teeth growing out of it in a baby's brain.

The rare cancer was found in a four-month-old patient in Maryland, United States, last year but details of it have just been released in a medical journal.
It was reportedly the first instance of teeth being discovered in a particular brain tumour, called the adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma.

Baale, Four The others kill & bury Wife In Lagos [Pics]

The police at Okokomaiko Division in Lagos State, southwest Nigeria, have arrested the Baale of Mebamu Kingdom, Chief Mosiu Adio Hassan, and four others over the alleged murder of a housewife.

The woman was shot dead and secretly buried in the area without her husband’s consent to cover up the crime.

It was learnt that the couple was attacked because they are related to the former Baale known as Kolawale, who was dethroned by Hassan last year.

SURE-P Paid ₦18m To Beneficiaries In 2013 Under CCT, Says Alfa

SURE-P Paid N18m To Beneficiaries In 2013 Under CCT, Says Alfa

The Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment programme (SURE-P) paid N18 million to 15, 000 beneficiaries under the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme in 2013, Hajia Halima Alfa, has said.
Alfa, Convener, SURE-P Maternal and Child Health Care programme, made this known in an Interview with the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday.

Rivers: APC Refutes PDP’s Kidnap Allegation

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has described as frivolous, absurd and untrue the PDP allegation that the Rivers State government led by Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and the APC were responsible for the kidnap of its members.
Mr. Ikechi Chinda, Hon. Chinyere Igwe and Mr. Allwell Ihunda, all PDP members were allegedly kidnapped in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. PDP State Chairman, Mr. Felix Obuah made the allegation at a press briefing in Port Harcourt on Thursday. But the APC interim State Chairman, Dr Davies Ibiamu Ikanya said The Rivers State government having successfully dislodged criminals from the state would not in any way or form encourage criminality in the State....

US, EU 'pyromaniacs' surprised at fire they started in Ukraine – expert

The United States and European Union should have anticipated the consequences of their dubious decision to throw support behind the Ukrainian regime change, a French geopolitical analyst has told Russian media.

"What we are witnessing now is the easily predictable aftermath of the US and EU’s irresponsible decision to back the overthrow of a legally-elected Ukrainian president at the time when Russia was busy with the Sochi Olympic Games," Emerique Chopard said in an interview with Interfax.

Ukraine: Total mobilization, combat alert amid Crimea tensions

As the Russian Upper House has given its military a free hand with securing stability in Ukraine’s separatist republic of Crimea, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has called up all reserve forces and put the country on full combat alert. Our ource reports on the unfolding crisis. Follow our live news updates from the world’s flashpoint region.

Member of Batkivshchyna faction in Verkhovna Rada and former deputy head of the Ukrainian Security Council Andriy Kozhemyakin believes that Verkhovna Rada may decide on introducing a state of emergency or martial law but hopes that the situation in Crimea will be resolved diplomatically through political efforts.


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